Dress Best for Less Presents $50,000 to Piedmont Education Foundation

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Piedmont, CA, November 15, 2021: The Board of Directors, Staff, and beneficiaries of Piedmont Education Foundation (PEF) are deeply grateful to Dress Best for Less (DBFL) for their continuous generosity. On November 5, 2021, DBFL presented PEF with a check for $50,000 to be used in support of Piedmont’s public schools.

The check was presented by DBFL President and Liaison to the PEF board, Linda Smith Munyan, to PEF Board Chair, Nicki Gilbert and PEF Executive Director, Heather Frank. Smith Munyan is proud of her organization’s longstanding history of supporting the Piedmont schools.  “After the challenges of opening our new Piedmont Avenue store during the pandemic and having to close our Marking Room retail operation, I am thankful for the hard work, creativity, and dedication of our DBFL team and incredibly proud of our ability to continue supporting PEF and their mission of creating a well-rounded educational experience for all Piedmont students,” says Smith Munyan. “The DBFL team works so hard and with such commitment. They make a huge impact on our schools and are an important part of the Piedmont community,” says Frank.  “We appreciate their ability to support the work of PEF in strengthening our schools.” DBFL is the largest donor to PEF with over $1 million donated in the last thirty-nine years.

About Dress Best For Less (DBFL)

Formed in 1982 by a group of forward-thinking Piedmont parents who decided to support the schools by collecting donated household items and clothing to sell to the community, the group was given an unused room at Havens School and grew quickly to form a successful nonprofit, Dress Best for Less. With a storefront on Piedmont Avenue and a donation center on Magnolia Ave across from PHS, DBFL offers affordable fine vintage and gently used clothing for the whole family as well as home decor. Residents can support DBFL by donating quality items at the Marking Room at 799 Magnolia Ave and by shopping at 4020 Piedmont Avenue.

About the Piedmont Education Foundation (PEF)

Piedmont Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide sustained financial support to Piedmont schools through fundraising and community engagement. Led by a 22-member volunteer board of directors and supported by professional office staff, PEF oversees the Giving Campaign, Spring Fling, the Student Directory, and much more. Visit​ ​PiedmontEdFoundation.org​ to learn more.